Indian Rebellion of 1857

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    establish the sub-continent by applying new technology with the ‘great surveys’, and applying science with the onset of steam power. Towards the end of the 1800’s, the British believed that they’d established the area and felt like they’d inserted (among Indians) the desire to be reformed. Without the presence of the East India Company, India would have struggled to develop. The English East India Company was able to add to the economy as well as govern India more effectively because of the…

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    fundamental trigger for the Rebellion of 1857-58. Another major factor that caused the Rebellion of 1857-58 was an insult to the Sepoy soldiers’ religious adherences. The Rebellion was a turning a point in British rule of India because for the prior century, the Company governed, but afterwards the Crown ruled. Along with this switch in power, the rebellion caused the Indian landscape and governmental hierarchy to change. In this essay,…

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    The year 1857 was a pivotal time for the Indian subcontinent and its inhabitants. This was the first time the sepoys stood up against the East India Trading Company. Lives were lost. Blood was shed and people were forever changed. There are numerous theories and rumors that attempt to explain the why. Why did the rebellion happen? Why were these atrocities committed on both sides? Why is there no sure answer as to why the massacres occurred? Who's to blame? In 1857 the differences between the…

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    In the beginning of 1857, one of the British civil officers was shot by the Bengali soldiers. That unrest and disturbance was stimulated by so many Indians especially from Benares in the east to Delhi in the west, because of that British reduced their manifestation in that region for few months but still couldn’t escape the circumstances and therefore that mutiny caused great rebellion of 1857. The mutineers than marched to Delhi, where the last Mughal emperor…

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    The Indian Mutiny

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    the modernising and change, or, would you revolt? For the Indian's of 1857, this query became a reality when British Imperialism took over their land (Marshall, 2011). These very questions caused a burst of violent out brakes across India. The British Imperial rule in India was a direct cause of the 1857 Indian Mutiny to a large extent, as it had no respect for local culture and destroyed the local economy (Marshall, 2011). Indian cultures at the time were disregarded by their British rulers,…

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    contend that Indian Freedom Struggle was especially not quite the same as the Jews Holocaust, be that as it may, I consider the sufferings of the common men and ladies were not extremely troublesome in both these survivals. Section 3 of Maus that portrays the narrative of Prisoners of War were particularly like the stories of sufferings of Prisoners of Freedom Struggle in India. The interior clash and the hardships the Jews confronted who joined the Army, according to me, were like the Indians…

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    //Sup-topic: the Indians mutiny 1857 Answer the following question using the sources “turning point –Morden history depth studies” provided by the teacher. Comprehension: 1) What are a few aspects of the massacre at Cawnpore that we can find in source 3.10 on p.71? The aspects that I have been concluded in source 3.10 is that the massacre was described as a “blacker scheme” implying that author of this text referred to it as a Blacker scheme because the massacre was provoked by the Indians.…

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    While Britain had control over India, there was a Great Rebellion by the Indian public in 1857. Even though this rebellion was quickly and ruthlessly stopped, the British people were left feeling as if their power over India was diminished. This vulnerable feeling can be seen in their representation of British women as symbols of honor during this tumultuous period, as they used this ideology to justify their own merciless rebuttal of the rebellion. This justification is studied in Alison…

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    important events that took place during Britain’s imperialism over India. Let’s go back to the Indian mutiny of 1857 when the Indian people fought for justice and freedom, in their country. India was a country that had a very eventful time, fighting for their independence, and to earn it they literally fought to the death in battle but more about that later, let’s start from the beginning of this fateful mutiny, in 1857. The British Empire began to take interest in India when the East India…

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    The Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion) was India’s rebellion against British rule. It was a one year rebellion from 1857-1858. Although it was widespread, the rebellion was ultimately unsuccessful. Beginning in 1820, Britain introduced the idea that it had dominance in the political, economic, and cultural aspects of India. British officials began replacing Indian aristocracy. They also stopped allowing Hindu rulers without a natural heir to adopt an heir to be their successor. Britain would then…

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